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Carrot cake

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How to Make Moist Carrot Cake Cookies

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Carrots, Cream cheese, Dessert
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Crafting with Josh Duhamel

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Carrot Cake

Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pans
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 sticks (12 ounces) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pans
  • 1 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 pound carrots (8 to 10 medium carrots), peeled and shredded on a box grater or in a food processor (about 2 3/4 cups)
  • 2 cups pecans (1 cup finely chopped for batter, 1 cup coarsely chopped for decorating sides of cake)
  • Cream Cheese Frosting
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Carrot Cupcakes

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups grated carrots (from about 4 medium carrots)
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Birthday Carrot Cake, Part 1

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Birthday Carrot Cake, Part 2

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Carrot Cake with Lime Mascarpone Icing Recipe

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Mini Carrot Cupcakes, Part 1

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Carrot Tea Cake

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Bundt cake, Carrots, Dessert
Ingredients
  • 10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for mold
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for mold
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed light-brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup packed peeled grated carrots (4 to 5 carrots)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon confectioners’ sugar
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Carrot-Pecan Cake

Other Ideas:
Carrots, Dessert, Pecans
Ingredients
  • 5 medium carrots, peeled
  • 6 tablespoons margarine, melted, plus more for pan
  • Matzo meal, for pan
  • 1/3 cup plus 1/2 teaspoon potato starch
  • 1 cup finely ground pecans
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 3 large whole eggs, separated
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 1/3 cup superfine sugar
  • 2/3 cup golden raisins
  • 2/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
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